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armfeetandtoe
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Posted: 13 Apr 11 15:08
Im waisting my time here. The only stuff that gets
front page is the usual crap.
For those of you that have my email, please keep in touch.


See ya



Gary xxxxxxx

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Lynton
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Posted: 13 Apr 11 16:09 - Edited By: Lynton, 13 Apr 11 16:10
Stick around arm a week is a long time on the internet

come to that 3 seconds is a long time too - be patient and keep the faith.

You can do that ... honest

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 16:17
Agreed.

Take a break or something mate.

Recharge the old batteries.

You know you wanna.

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 16:17 - Edited By: Philbert of Macadamia, 13 Apr 11 16:19
Arm:

Don't go!

Besides the stuff is of an unusually higher quality, namely CRAPPA or CRAPPO.

There is intelligent life in outer space!
Then why do the UFO's not land on the Earth?
As I said, there is intelligent life in outer space!
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Posted: 13 Apr 11 16:23
I feel sad for such super spoofers like Arm who feel they are not getting the right exposure here. There is only one solution, keep on plugging away with other subjects and sooner or later they will get their recognition.

I wrote several spoofs this week and they achieved nearly "zilch", but then a couple of others were reasonable hits, keep on plugging away and the rest will fall into place.

Arm, you're a winner in my book, JO


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Arm:

Don't go!

Besides the stuff is of a higher quality, namely CRAPPA or CRAPPO.


Monkey nutter...
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Posted: 13 Apr 11 16:48

Quote: Jaggedone

There is only one solution, keep on plugging away





I feel I have to disagree with you here, JO. There are many solutions, only one of which Arm has decided upon.

I know Budda has become fed up as well, but that's another story involving the crossbar of a goal.

Good luck, Arm, with whatever you do next.

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 17:14
JB? He didn't say goodbye

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 17:29
Yeah, don't leave. We can be safe in the knowledge that, although our Spoofs may not get many hits, we can always know that ours are more highbrow and more excellent in quality than the rest. We have quality - not quantity.

And before you say Lynton, it's the Easter break. That's why I'm on here during the middle of the day.

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 17:40
I accept the fact that if anybody feels peed off they must make their own decisions, correct MW. Sometimes I and many others here get peed off too and still I enjoy the Spoof so much I wouldn''t jack it in, not yet anyway.

MW, as you well know, many excellent Spoofers have come and gone and personally I don't want to see any of them go. MHO / JO


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Quote: Jaggedone

There is only one solution, keep on plugging away





I feel I have to disagree with you here, JO. There are many solutions, only one of which Arm has decided upon.

I know Budda has become fed up as well, but that's another story involving the crossbar of a goal.

Good luck, Arm, with whatever you do next.


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Posted: 13 Apr 11 18:00 - Edited By: Erskin Quint, 13 Apr 11 18:02
Don't go arm - you're an inspiration.

I feel exactly the same as you. One answer is to keep doing it and say sod the points - they don't mean success or readers anyway necessarily: it's just a game. You can be top of the chart like Abel - doesn't mean he's a successful writer in the real world, though he may be for all I know.

I'm not getting at Abel, he's great at what he does, I'm just saying it's not the only benchmark, OK?

Let's not lose another top surrealist.

Maybe we 'quirky' types should put each others stuff in the forums more, to encourage each other, and just ignore the chart.

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 18:25
EQ, you've just hit hit on the head, brilliant as usual!


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Don't go arm - you're an inspiration.

I feel exactly the same as you. One answer is to keep doing it and say sod the points - they don't mean success or readers anyway necessarily: it's just a game. You can be top of the chart like Abel - doesn't mean he's a successful writer in the real world, though he may be for all I know.

I'm not getting at Abel, he's great at what he does, I'm just saying it's not the only benchmark, OK?

Let's not lose another top surrealist.

Maybe we 'quirky' types should put each others stuff in the forums more, to encourage each other, and just ignore the chart.


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Posted: 13 Apr 11 18:48
Well, most people know my feelings on the 'Top Writer's Chart', but Arm, if you don't then here goes.

The chart is there if you want to use it, but at the end of the day it is pretty useless. It shows, in the main, the stories that have the most eye grabbing headlines.

I'm currently 25th in the chart, simply due to a Peter Crouch/Abbey Clancy wedding story that got a couple of hundred views on one day this week.

Once the seven days are up I'll drop down into obscurity again, but I don't mind.

I wrote the Crouch / Clancy story not to get points but because I thought it was a funny thing to write. It was a story based on true events but spoofed to include some ridiculous 'quotes' from a footballer and, more crucially, a fictitious date.

It fooled people, and for that I was highly amused.

I don't write much on here anymore, I write more on my blog, but every now and then I write a spoof because it amuses me.
Hopefully some others find some of them amusing too.

What I'm trying to say is, don't say you are going, full stop. Take a break, chill, do other stuff and then just write as and when you want to and because you want to.

Have fun, cause let's face it, life's great aint it.............?

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 19:32
Birb this old thing with the charts is like an old LP stuck in a groove, boring and repetitive.

I'm just listening to the majestic Fall, they never gave a shit about popularity, charts and bullshit; take them as an example, popularity does not equal quality.

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Posted: 13 Apr 11 19:49
A man of taste then JO!

Quote: Jaggedone

Birb this old thing with the charts is like an old LP stuck in a groove, boring and repetitive.

I'm just listening to the majestic Fall, they never gave a shit about popularity, charts and bullshit; take them as an example, popularity does not equal quality.


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Posted: 13 Apr 11 20:01

Quote: Jaggedone

Birb this old thing with the charts is like an old LP stuck in a groove, boring and repetitive.

I'm just listening to the majestic Fall, they never gave a shit about popularity, charts and bullshit; take them as an example, popularity does not equal quality.


Agreed.

I'm not the one saying goodbye cause my stuff aint getting read.............

And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts,
And I looked and behold: a pale horse.
And his name, that sat on him, was Death.
And Hell followed with him........
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Posted: 13 Apr 11 21:08
I haven't done as much writing as others but I love to read other peoples 'stuff' and not just those on the 'top' of the chart.

I usually head to the bottom to find and read 'new' writers works.

I like the Spoof and the 'variety' of people who are here.

I wish I was as talented as some but I find it fun to write when I am 'in the zone'.

True....people have a choice to stay or to go.

I hope Arm stays but it's ultimately his choice.

LG

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Posted: 14 Apr 11 10:34
Love The Fall, EQ we obviously have telepathic majestic tastes, BTW, the other "Erskin" is on his way to Belsen, it's getting interesting.



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A man of taste then JO!

Quote: Jaggedone

Birb this old thing with the charts is like an old LP stuck in a groove, boring and repetitive.

I'm just listening to the majestic Fall, they never gave a shit about popularity, charts and bullshit; take them as an example, popularity does not equal quality.



Monkey nutter...
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Posted: 14 Apr 11 12:21
My my! 3 months months goes by so quickly these days.

It seems like only a month since Arm declared he was leaving again because he didn't feel appreciated.

Maybe Squire Lowton could put a permanent thread in place where everyone can implore him to "not give up", "stick with it" etc, etc.


Good luck Arm,

see you in six weeks.



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Posted: 14 Apr 11 18:23
I have been asked to give a reply to some of the responses on this thread.

First off. Go fuck yourself Fergus. Anytime you would like to insult me to my face, I will give you my address and you can come to my front door. I dare you.

I do not write on here to gain a place on the top ten writers list, I dont give a fuck whos best. I write because I can, and I have the imagination and wit to create ideas that are not dominated by todays headlines.

I came back to the spoof because certain friends asked me to give it another go. But, things have not changed, despite the arguments and fantastic ideas given to Mark, he has decided to ignore them all and continue to let celebrity headlines dominate this site.

I will not waste my time putting my work on a site that does not support me and give that work some daylight.
I will be creating my own site and hope the many talented writers on here will join and be allowed to show thier work without complication and contest. The site will be run by the writers. Not the individual. I have written to Mark several times, with no reply, that, to me, is the measure of the man. Ignorant.

If you would like to help set up the site, please get in touch by email. Or, if you would like to comment on this reply.

Thank you, to all those that have supported me, and understand where I am coming from.

Love as always

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Posted: 14 Apr 11 18:40
This subject just won't go away, no matter what sanctions you impose Mark. Maybe a rethink...


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Posted: 14 Apr 11 21:58
Last and final thing.

MARK! IF YOU WANT TO SELL THIS SITE TO ME, NAME YOUR PRICE!
YOU CAN CONTACT ME VIA MY EMAIL.


GARY

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Posted: 14 Apr 11 23:58
Don't leave! Many of us here have not our work on the front page, but we don't care. We can take solace in the fact that we're happy with our art.

It took time for the great artists to flourish. Okay, Coldplay less so, but nonetheless.

Shit. He's gone, hasn't he?

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We've poisoned our blood streams and blackened our lungs. We've enabled the edifice that it's how we belong.
We may suffer together, but we all die alone.
We may suffer together, but we all die alone.
We may suffer together, but we all die alone.
We may suffer together, but we all die alone."

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Posted: 15 Apr 11 00:22 - Edited By: Lynton, 15 Apr 11 00:23
Never, ever, underestimate a man called 'Armfetandtoe' what he lacks in appendages he makes up for in determination.


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Posted: 15 Apr 11 01:32
Why the big 'Goodbye? Others just LEAVE.

LG

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Posted: 15 Apr 11 02:32

Quote: Lynton

Never, ever, underestimate a man called 'Armfetandtoe'




Or even one called Armfeetandtoe...


Armfeetandtoe, I hope you will contact everyone to provide details of your new site once it is set up and running.

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